MiG Killers

MiG Killers

by Donald J. McCarthy
     
 
MiG Killers: A Chronology of U.S. Air Victories in Vietnam 1965-1973 tells the dramatic story of U.S. Air Force and Navy flight crews who battled the Soviet-built enemy MiGs in the war-torn skies over Southeast Asia. Learn new information on this subject from vivid and detailed narrative describing all 202 MiG kills made by six different aircraft types, and

Overview

MiG Killers: A Chronology of U.S. Air Victories in Vietnam 1965-1973 tells the dramatic story of U.S. Air Force and Navy flight crews who battled the Soviet-built enemy MiGs in the war-torn skies over Southeast Asia. Learn new information on this subject from vivid and detailed narrative describing all 202 MiG kills made by six different aircraft types, and with every engagement arranged in chronological order. This book also features the most complete photo documentation on this subject ever assembled. By using outstanding original military photography, much of which has never before been published, this book shows 169 of the 174 U.S. aircraft credited with MiG kills during the Vietnam War. It describes each aircraft with serial number, tail code, operational unit, crewmember names, callsign, and specific weaponry and tactics used in accomplishing each and every MiG kill made from April 1965 through January 1973.

Editorial Reviews

Modeling Madness - Scott Van Aken
"If you are as I, you'll find this book to be not only a superb read, but a great reference that you'll bring out time and time again. Like all of Specialty Press' books, this one is excellent and one that I can highly recommend to you."
Internet Modeler - Chris Banyai-Riepl
"For those interested in aerial combat and Vietnam War air to air victories, this book is a must have."
Hyperscale - Ken Bowes
"Great reference to get some rare photos of the U.S. MiG killers both contemporary to events and latter day."
Books-On-Line
"All in all, a fascinating and informative book that I highly recommend."
Hyperscale
"Great reference to get some rare photos of the U.S. MiG killers both contemporary to events and latter day." -Hyperscale, reviewed by Ken Bowes, September 2009
Modeling Madness
"If you are as I, you'll find this book to be not only a superb read, but a great reference that you'll bring out time and time again. Like all of Specialty Press' books, this one is excellent and one that I can highly recommend to you." -Modeling Madness, reviewed by Scott Van Aken, July 2009
Internet Modeler
"For those interested in aerial combat and Vietnam War air to air victories, this book is a must have." -Internet Modeler, reviewed by Chris Banyai-Riepl, August 2009
Smoke Trails: The Journal of the F-4 Phantom II Society
"MiG Killers is a valuable addition to any aviation library."
Model Airplane International
"This is a useful title for anyone interested in the air war over Vietnam or in the types covered."
Smoke Trails
MiG Killers is a valuable addition to any aviation library.
Scott Van Aken

If you are as I, you'll find this book to be not only a superb read, but a great reference that you'll bring out time and time again. Like all of Specialty Press' books, this one is excellent and one that I can highly recommend to you.
Modeling Madness

Chris Banyai-Riepl

For those interested in aerial combat and Vietnam War air to air victories, this book is a must have.
Internet Modeler

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580071369
Publisher:
Specialty Press Publishers & Wholesalers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/2009
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Donald J. McCarthy, Jr., served for 32 years in law enforcement, four years in the federal USAF, and 11 years with the 103rd TFG. He previously authored F-4 and F-105 MiG Killers.

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